“I had gone on the tour to play against Brazil – I hadn’t played against Brazil ever – and that’s what I did,” said Liam Brady. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The news came through on a Friday afternoon that Argentinean troops had landed on the Falklands. Nobody knew it then but over the 10 weeks or so th(...)

Senator Terry Leyden’s daughter Orla, a sitting councillor,  retained a  seat for Fianna Fáil in Roscommon

Fianna Fáil taking eight out of eighteen seats on Roscommon County Council, coupled with the implosion of the Fine Gael vote in each of the three elec(...)

Edna O’Brien. Photograph: Eamonn McCabe/Getty

Writer Edna O’ Brien (above), musician Christy Moore, and former rugby International Tony Ward are some of the well-known personalities who reveal (...)

Nelson Mandela, wearing the number six jersey, congratulates  Springbok captain Francois Pienaar after victory in the 1995 World Cup final against New Zealand in in Johannesburg. Photograph: Getty Images

There was a lovely moment, or indeed minute, before kick-off in the Munster-Perpignan game at Thomond Park on Sunday. It only required one clap at the(...)

Former Ireland rugby manager Eddie O’Sullivan is among the initial set of inductees.

KATHRYN HAYESAsports hall of fame honouring some of the University of Limerick’s most high profile graduates and members of staff was unveiled at the (...)

Galway centre half back  Therese Maher   with the O’Duffy Cup in Ballinasloe. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

GAA fans turned out in their thousands to welcome home the victorious Galway senior and intermediate camogie All-Ireland champions last night.Tony War(...)

Members of the Galway team celebrate their victory over Kilkenny as they claimed the Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship at Croke Park. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Galway 1-9 Kilkenny 0-7: It might not have been a final for the ages but that mattered not one bit to Galway, who ended years of heartbreak to finally(...)

Player of the Match Galway’s Orlaith McGrath is challenged by Sarah Carey of Limerick. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Galway 0-12 Limerick 0-10: Galway held off the spirited attentions of a dogged Limerick side to bounce back from last year’s replay defeat and eke out(...)